Valerie Mayo

409 Meadow Ave
Colonial Beach, Virginia 22443
United States
Office Phone: 804-224-0131
Member since 2007
Membership Type: IACP



Thirty years practicing law in the family law arena; hundreds of hours mediating; Continuing to look for a less adversarial way to approach family law issues so that the family is not destroyed in the process.

Area(s) of Practice: Collaborative Law, Family Law, Guardian Ad Litem
License(s): Attorney at Law

Professional Activities

American Bar Association ~Virginia Bar Association ~Virginia Trial Lawyers Association ~15th Judicial Circuit Bar Association ~Northern Neck Bar Association ~Virginia Women's Attorneys Association ~Frederickburg Area/Northern Neck newly forming Collaborative Law Practice Group

Undergraduate Education

College of Wooster (Ohio) 1970 BA

Postgraduate Education

University of North Carolina 1971 MSLS
University of North Carolina 1977 JD

Professional Education

University of North Carolina 1977 - JD


Co-authored a manual published by Quality Control Committee, Rappahannock Mediation Center, A QUALITY APPROACH TO COMMUNITY MEDIATION, Fall 1997. Faculty, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Negotiation Seminars 1987-1997. Virginia State Bar Pro Bono Committee 1988-1992. Lecturer, Domestic Violence Training for Magistrates, 1992 and 1994. Lecturer, Virginia District Court Judges Conference, Stalking and Cohabitation, 1993. Keynote Speaker, Domestic Violence Forum, Fredericksburg, Virginia, 1993. Lecturer, Virginia State Bar Pro-Bono Conference, Overview of Legal Issues regarding Domestic Violence, 1994. Co-presenter, City of Richmond Bar Association CLE Seminar on Negotiation Skills, Strategies and Techniques, 1996.